Darrell Dixon, son of Ella Mae McKee Dixon of Dexter and the late Clyde Curtis Dixon, was born on March 31, 1950, in Dexter and died on Friday, July 17, 2009, in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 59.
Mr. Dixon was the owner of AG WHOLESALE USA in Jonesboro, Ark., and served in the Missouri National Guard 1221st Transportation Unit in Dexter for six years. He was a former resident of Dexter, currently residing in Jonesboro.
On June 21, 2003, he was united in marriage to Gina Gaines in Dexter. Mrs. Dixon survives of the home in Jonesboro, Ark.
Besides his wife, Gina Dixon of Jonesboro, Ark., and his mother, Ella Mae McKee Dixon of Dexter, other survivors include one son, Jeff Dixon and wife Christy of Bloomfield; one step-son, Joshua Gaines of Jonesboro, Ark.; one step-daughter, Stephanie Michelle Farmer and husband Allen of Cordova, Tenn.; three brothers, Robert E. Dixon of Niangua, Kenneth D. Dixon of Jackson, and Clyde A. Dixon of Dexter; and three grandchildren, Tyler Dixon, Kelsey Dixon, and Chloe Farmer.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, 2009, at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2009, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter with Rev. Phil Warren officiating.
Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Autism Center of St. Louis Children's Hospital, One Children's Place, St. Louis, Mo. 63110.